|Statement||By John Coakley Lettsom ...|
|LC Classifications||R135 .L65|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 168 p.|
|Number of Pages||168|
|LC Control Number||07024224|
BC Birth of Hippocrates, the Greek father of medicine begins the scientific study of medicine and prescribes a form of aspirin. BC Diocles wrote the first known anatomy book. BC Herophilus studies the nervous system. AD Birth of Galen. Greek physician to gladiators and Roman emperors. c60AD Pedanius Dioscorides writes De Materia. The first third of the book covers the early period that is considered the "classical" history of medicine. The remainder describes the evolution of modern medicine and surgery up to the present. The final chapter is a history of medical economics and explains the origin of health insurance, HMOs and medical malpractice lawsuits, subjects /5(13). A Brief History of Osteopathic Medicine. Osteopathic medicine is a distinctive form of medical care founded on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy was developed in by Andrew Taylor Still, MD, (pictured) who pioneered the concept of "wellness" and recognized. “The rectified oil of Turpentine is a medicine much less used than it deserves to be. The reason probably is, the fear of its producing violent effects on the alimentary canal and urinary organs Author: Anne Ewbank.
Ayurveda is a system of traditional medicine developed during antiquity and the medieval period, and as such is comparable to pre-modern Chinese and European systems of medicine. However, beginning in the s, Ayurveda has been advertised as alternative medicine in the Western world. In Exploring the World of Medicine, author John Hudson Tiner reveals the spectacular discoveries that started with men and women who used their abilities to better mankind and give glory to God. The fascinating history of medicine comes alive in this book, providing students with a healthy dose of facts, mini-biographies, and vintage illustrations. Written by two radiologists who have a passion for the history of their field, The History of Radiology is a beautifully illustrated review of the remarkable developments within radiology and the scientists and pioneers who were involved. This engaging and authoritative history will appeal to a wide audience including medical students studying for the Diploma in the History of Medicine of the. The history of Alternative Medicine is an interesting one and has links with many different cultures. However, it’s difficult to say exactly when Alternative Medicine began, in part because up until recently the practices that fall under this term were the conventional medical practices of their time.
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